OBITUARY

Gwendolyn "Dolly" Irene Gray

October 14, 1928April 10, 2019

Gwendolyn (Dolly) Irene Gray of Pearl, MS was born on October 14, 1928 to John and Melissa Shearer of Rankin County. She passed away at home on April 10, 2019. She was married to Felix Eugene Gray for over 50 years and had three daughters. She retired from the Coca-Cola Company as a switchboard operator after many dedicated years. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Melissa Shearer, husband Eugene (Gene) Gray, brother Floyd Shearer, sister Elizabeth (Beth) McCollum, sister-in-law Margie Rayburn, son-in-law Kenneth (Kenn) Carruthers, son-in-law Michael (Mike) Russell, grandson Michael (Mike) Wilson, and grandson James (Jimi) Sakcriska. She is survived by daughters: Karen Russell of Florence, MS, Nancy McNealy of Winsted, CT, and Susan Carruthers of Red Oak, TX; seven grandchildren: Jessica (John) Bell, Stacy (Michael) Golden, Roger McNealy Jr, Amy McNealy, Robert Wilson, Evan (Jacy) Carruthers, and Kerith Leigh Carruthers; eleven great grandchildren: Jaiden Bell, Jenae Bell, Jocelynne Bell, Jiana Bell, Jordan Long, Madison McNealy, Chase Shelton, Christopher Wilson, Koby Carruthers, Ryland McDaniel, Tanner McDaniel, and Duke Carruthers, as well as a host of nieces and nephews. She is also survived by extended family, including but not limited to friends, coworkers, and neighbors: Howard, Sharon and Ronnie Rainer, Merle Berryhill, James and Francis Braswell, Randy and Debbie Roberts, and Wayne Whatley. Visitation will be at Baldwin Lee Funeral Home in Pearl, MS on Tuesday, April 16th from 9:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. with service to follow. Graveside memorial will be at 1:00 P.M. at Cooperville Cemetery in Morton.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents John and Melissa Shearer, husband Eugene (Gene) Gray, brother Floyd Shearer, sister Elizabeth (Beth) McCollum, sister-in-law Margie Rayburn, son-in-law Kenneth (Kenn) Carruthers, son-in-law Michael (Mike) Russell, grandson Michael (Mike) Wilson, and grandson James (Jimi) Sakcriska.

    She is survived by daughters: Karen Russell of Florence, MS, Nancy McNealy of Winsted, CT, and Susan Carruthers of Red Oak, TX; seven grandchildren: Jessica (John) Bell, Stacy (Michael) Golden, Roger McNealy Jr, Amy McNealy, Robert Wilson, Evan (Jacy) Carruthers, and Kerith Leigh Carruthers; eleven great grandchildren: Jaiden Bell, Jenae Bell, Jocelynne Bell, Jiana Bell, Jordan Long, Madison McNealy, Chase Shelton, Christopher Wilson, Koby Carruthers, Ryland McDaniel, Tanner McDaniel, and Duke Carruthers, as well as a host of nieces and nephews.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, April 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, April 16, 2019
REMEMBERING

Gwendolyn "Dolly" Irene Gray

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roger mcnealy jr

April 19, 2019

i will always remember the christmass and easter we spent together and i will miss you always your grandson roger

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